Understanding Tuition & Fees
See how fees and tuition at Lamar University measure up to other universities and colleges and find out what you can do to successfully get prepared for probable tuition growth.
Lamar University Tuition Prices Vs. Other Schools
The next table shows how Lamar University compares to other colleges nationally, regionally and by state.
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Tuition Discounts Offered to In-State Students
The cost of tuition and fees at Lamar University is lowered dramatically for residents of Texas. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $8,314 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 54.5% discount off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $5,832 and fees $2,482.
Out-of-state students at Lamar University spent $18,274 in tuition and fees in 2017 - 2018. Of this total, $15,792 was the expense of tuition and $2,482 the price of fees.
View the following table to find 2017 - 2018 academic year costs.
Find Lamar University cost per credit hour here.
Are Tuition & Fees Increasing or Decreasing?
Lamar University tuition and fees for out-of-state students increased at a standard annual rate of 2.9% over the past five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 3.2% and fees increased by 0.0%. Due to this, we predict the price of tuition and fees for this year will be $18,798.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $38,136 and $78,493 for a four-year degree. This doesn't include other costs such as room and board, books, and transportation.
Look at this next chart to find out how Lamar University tuition and fees might grow including residency based reductions in the years to come.
Mainly due to the cost of living as well as other variables, the cost of college is likely to increase each year. For this reason your last year of school will be much more than your first year.
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